Who Is Responsible For Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

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I agree that Jekyll should be held responsible for the crimes Mr. Hyde made. Dr.Jekyll created Mr. Hyde and if Mr. Hyde wasn’t invented then no murder would of happen. There was no reason to make Mr. Hyde either he was just fooling with science. He should of kept track, always had a say in what Mr. Hyde had done. Also he protected a murder from getting in trouble. There was no scientific reason to create a monster called Mr. Hyde. Dr. Lanyon defriended Dr. Jekyll for his wrongful science. Dr. Lanyon says to Mr. Utterson, “He began to go wrong, wrong in mind; and though of course I continue to take an interest in him for old sake's sake, as they say, I see and I have seen devilish little of the man. Such unscientific balderdash." This quote shows how misleading his science is, making him responsible for his crimes. If he didn’t create Hyde none of this would’ve happened.…show more content…
Jekyll lost control over Mr. Hyde. Dr. Jekyll could’ve made sure he kept Mr. Hyde locked in a room somewhere so he didn’t get out and hurt anyone. The narrator says, “The man trampled calmly over the child's body and left her screaming on the ground. It sounds nothing to hear, but it was hellish to see.” Once he started to drink the potion a lot it got out of control. Eventually he was starting to be Mr. Hyde all the time. He’s irresponsible and immature so he should be getting in trouble for what Mr. Hyde

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